Jim Graebner, "Back to the Future"
For over 40 years Jim Graebner has been an integral part of the Public Transit Industry. He is internationally recognized for his expertise in the Public Transit Industry. Jimâs technical expertise has helped community groups and political entities implement and operate major transportation systems including: light rail, bus, electric trolley bus and vintage trolley technology. As chair of the American Public Transit Association's Streetcar and Heritage Trolley Subcommittee Jim brings us âBack to the Futureâ as we look to the endless urban possibilities for the classic streetcar. According to the APTA Streetcar and Trolleyâs mission statement: ââ¦the urban streetcar can serve as a major catalyst for urban revival. As traditional neighborhoods in older cities become the location of choice for more Americanâsingles, young couples, families, and empty-nesters alikeâthere is an emerging a need to provide good and attractive transit service to these areas.â